Chronic Tuberculous Retropharyngeal Abscess Due to Vertebral Tuberculosis with Associated Calvarial Tuberculosis

Goswami, P.; Medhi, N.; Sarma, P. K.; Khaund, G.
April 2008
Neuroradiology Journal;Apr2008, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p270
Academic Journal
The occurrence of chronic tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess and calvarial tuberculosis is rare, even in isolated form. Chronic tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess is usually due to vertebral tuberculosis in adults. Calvarial tuberculosis is a rare manifestation of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis with limited reports in medical literature. We describe a rare case of chronic tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess due to vertebral tuberculosis with associated calvarial tuberculosis.


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